SHARS Certification of Funds (COF): Flexibility Expiring

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TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding the SHARS Certification of Funds (COF) COVID flexibility, which will expire June 30, 2021.

Effective July 1, 2021, providers will once again receive a mailed COF letter (rather than electronic) and must submit a notarized paper COF response letter to TMHP by mail.  TMHP will allocate a grace period for accepting the electronic COF letter through July 31, 2021.

Please click the link to the view this important notification. If you have any additional questions, please contact your ONWARD SHARS Client Support Manager at or Aprel Dobson, Director of Finance at for more information.  You may also contact the HHSC SHARS Rate Analysts at